purl

Definitions of purl
  1. verb
    flow in a circular current, of liquids
    synonyms: eddy, swirl, whirl, whirlpool
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    type of:
    course, feed, flow, run
    move along, of liquids
  2. verb
    make a murmuring sound
    “the water was purling
    synonyms: sough
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    type of:
    make noise, noise, resound
    emit a noise
  3. verb
    knit with a purl stitch
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    type of:
    knit
    make (textiles) by knitting
  4. noun
    a basic knitting stitch
    synonyms: purl stitch
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    type of:
    knitting stitch
    a stitch taken in knitting
  5. verb
    embroider with gold or silver thread
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    type of:
    broider, embroider
    decorate with needlework
  6. verb
    edge or border with gold or silver embroidery
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    type of:
    broider, embroider
    decorate with needlework
  7. noun
    gold or silver wire thread
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    type of:
    thread, yarn
    a fine cord of twisted fibers (of cotton or silk or wool or nylon etc.) used in sewing and weaving
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